Summer is the most wonderful time for book-lovers: the weather is perfect for reading outside; all that vacation time means more reading time; tons of new movies based on books are released; and readers can finally swap their cappuccinos and hot teas for iced coffee and smoothies. Plus, do I need to even mention that reading by the side of the pool or on the beach is total paradise? Honestly, all I need to have a perfect summer is a hammock, a stack of books, and a glass of iced tea. What more could I possibly need?
Well, as it turns out, there are tons of bookish accessories out there that can enhance any summer reading experience. After all, I do need a place to store all my books.... and a container to hold that iced beverage... and a swan floatie to lay upon as I enjoy the latest thriller. So, if you – like me — want to take your bookworm status to the next level this summer, add some of these items to your checkout bag. I promise they will make the warm-weather months ahead a little bit sunnier: